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Dundee Harp

Formed: 1879
Grounds:
Magdalen Green (1879-1881); Tayside Park (1881-1883); Viewforth Park (1883-1884); Harp Athletic Grounds aka East Dock Street Park (1884-1894)
Reserves: 2nd Harp

Northern League History:
1891-92 - 4th
1892-93 - 5th

Honours:

Forfarshire Cup:
Winners:
1884-85, 1885-86, 1886-87
Runners-Up:
1883-84, 1892-93, 1893-94

Dundee Charity Cup:
Winners:
1883-84, 1884-85, 1885-86
Runners-Up:
1886-87, 1895-96
Finalists: 1888-89

The 1888-89 Charity Cup final ended Dundee Harp 2-2 Wanderers. The tie was never replayed as both clubs refused to replay as their request to obtain a third each of the gate money was declined.

Second Elevens:
Second XI Forfarshire Cup:
Winners: 1883-84, 1884-85
Runners Up: 1887-88, 1891-92

Record Breakers...:
Scottish Cup 1st Round- Dundee Harp 35-0 Aberdeen Rovers, Sat 12th September 1885 (East Dock Street, 16-0 HT)

[Harp Scorers- *D'Arcy jun. (Captain)- 10; McGirl- 6; Murphy- 5; Murray- 4; Rock- 3; Lees- 3; Neill- 3 & D'Arcy sen.- 1]

*D'Arcy jun. scored 5 consecutive goals in the 2nd half.
Note: The referee originally gave the full time score as 37-0 but the Harp officials suggested a recount and the final score of 35-0 was decided.

...Almost:
Scottish Cup 1st Round- Arbroath 36-0 Bon Accord, Sat 12th September 1885 (Gayfield, 15-0 HT)

John Petrie scored 13 goals for Arbroath- a record that is held jointly with Australian Archie Thompson who scored 13 in an international 117 years later.
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